Village Table & Tavern | A New Restaurant in Duck, NC

A Triumph of Good Taste In a triumph of good taste, Village Table and Tavern has finally opened in Duck. Located adjacent to Nor’Banks Sailing and Watersports just north of Duck Village, the restaurant is the entire upper deck of what was once the Nor’Banks building. Nor’Banks is still there—they’re …

“The Secret Token” Book Review – The Enduring Mystery of the Lost Colony

The Secret Token: Myth, Obsession and the Search for the Lost Colony of Roanoke  A Book Review There is, perhaps, no mystery as enduring as the fate of The Lost Colony. Abandoned in an unfamiliar land, lacking many of the skills needed to survive, the riddle of what happened to …

Outer Banks Rip Currents – Beach Safety Tips

Safety on the Beach Editor’s Note: the Dare County Emergency Management team established a text-to-join group in the Summer of 2018. Subscribe by texting “Join OBXBeachConditions” to 30890 to receive beach related NWS Alerts issued 24 hours a day for the Outer Banks. Millions of visitors come to the Outer Banks every …

The Stories of Shipwrecks | An Interview with Dr. Nathan Richards of the Coastal Studies Institute

History is often recorded in books, in the writings of great figures of the past and present and manuscripts in dusty libraries. But it is also told in the artifacts of the people who lived through those times, in the everyday trinkets, machines and constructs that were a part of …